Philosophy

3-Year-Old Boy Remembers Past Life
By  AnonHQ, Arjun Walia- 12.5 2017 3-Year-Old Boy Remembers Past Life, Locates His Body & Identifies The Man Who Murdered Him Reincarnation has remained on the fringe of scientific inquiry for a long time, despite a number of scientists urging the mainstream community to...Read more...
Karna
By Chaitanya Charan das - 28.9 2016 Setting the record straight about Mahabharata’s Karna Speaking on the Mahabharata outside Bharata – at Princeton During my visit to Central New Jersey, on 18th September, 2016, Govinda Prabhu and I spoke at Princeton University on the topic...Read more...
Gundica Marjana
BY: SUN STAFF - 27.6 2017 Lord Caitanya's Pastimes in Jagannatha Puri,  from Caitanya-caritamrta, Madyam lila. "Now please hear about Lord Jagannatha's going to the Gundica temple while Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu danced before the Ratha car. The Lord performed kirtana...Read more...
Heart of a Vaishnava revealed
By Giriraj Das - 27.6 2017 We often read and hear, how being a devotee, our heart should be soft, full of humility and compassion for others. Sometime we are not even sure where to draw the final line as there are different instructions for devotees at different levels of consciousness. We...Read more...
Call Each Other Gopi?
By Khonika Gope-Kumar - 27.6 2017 “Wow! You look like a beautiful gopi!” “The sweetest gopi ever :-) ” Two of my “devotee” girlfriends recently commented on a Facebook picture of mine. And that left me very uncomfortable. Though since childhood, I was...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Samuel Alexander, Part 4
BY: SUN STAFF - 26.6 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. VIII. EVOLUTIONARY NATURALISM  Samuel Alexander (1859-1938) Syamasundara dasa: During Alexander's day, people...Read more...
Yoga and Peace
By Satyaraja Dasa - 26.6 2017 As a teenager coming of age in the 1960s, I was preoccupied with spirituality. I had become disinterested in the mainstream religion of my forbears, and I was passionately looking for a path that spoke directly to me as an individual. I didn’t want some...Read more...
Dharma - Karma - Samsara
By editor - 23.6 2017 Dharma - Karma - Samsara: The System Of Cosmic Justice Every civilized society has systems assuring its smooth work and protecting it from various negative influences. These systems are known as law-giving (parliament), executive (government, police) and penitentiary...Read more...
New Age vs. Vedic tradition
By Jayasri Radha - 23.6 2017 srutam etan maya purvam jnanam vijnana-samyutam dharmam bhagavatam suddham naradad deva-darsanat Prahlada Maharaja continued: I received this knowledge from the great saint Narada Muni, who is always engaged in devotional service. This knowledge, which is...Read more...
Atheism
By editor - 23.6 2017 People in this age eat their food without washing beforehand. Monks break their vows of celibacy. Cows are kept alive only for their milk. Water is scarce. Many people watch the skies, praying for rain. No rain comes. The fields become barren. Suffering from famine and...Read more...
What is the history of Gaudiya Sampradaya?
By editor - 22.6 2017 Gaudiya Vaishnavism (also known as Chaitanya Vaishnavism and Hare Krishnas) is a Vaishnava religious movement founded by Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486–1534) in India in the 16th century. Caitanya Mahaprabhu rejuvenated the culture of Krsna bhakti....Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Samuel Alexander, Part 3
BY: SUN STAFF - 22.6 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. VIII. EVOLUTIONARY NATURALISM  Samuel Alexander (1859-1938) Syamasundara dasa: Alexander maintains that new...Read more...
Time
By Shyamasundara Das - 21.6 2017 "God created time so that everything wouldn't happen at once." Mysterious energy Time (kala) is one of the five tattvas (realities) of existence which are the five subjects of the Bhagavad-gita. (The other ones are: isvara - God, jiva -...Read more...
Radha
By Madhavanadha das - 21.6 2017 - meaning of the name: aradhyati krsnah anaya iti radha - one who devoutly worships is Radha - sruti references: Radha is mentioned in Sama Veda and Atharva Veda. Sama Veda contains the etymological derivation of the word 'Radha': ...Read more...
How to build good relationships
By Matsya avatar das - 20.6 2017 Every our action implies a feedback from others (as a rule, the response we get is very much the same as our approach, whether it has just happened in the present or it happened in the past), this is the meaning of relationship. A:B = C:D The relation...Read more...
What Attracts Me to Krsna?
By Ranacora Dasa - 20.6 2017 From Back to Godhead An answer to the question:  “Why is a good Christian like you worshiping a Hindu god?” People often ask me why I changed my faith from Christianity to worship of Krsna. They ask what made me give up Christianity. I am...Read more...
The Unheard World of Sound
By Satyaraja Dasa - 20.6 2017 Human beings are physically unable to perceive certain portions of the known vibratory spectrum. While extremely sensitive to sound waves of about 1,000 to 4,000 cycles per second (cps), man is all but deaf beyond 20,000 cycles per second. Dogs and cats, on the...Read more...
The Science of Mundaka Upanishad
By Karthikeyan Sreedharan - 19.6 2017 “SATYAMEVA JAYATE (सत्यमेव जयते)” is the national motto of India. All Indians do know it; but, most of them may not know that this is part of an Upanishadic mantra. Yes, it forms part of verse 3.1.6 of Muṇḍaka Upaniṣad, which is the...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Samuel Alexander, Part 2
BY: SUN STAFF - 19.6 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. VIII. EVOLUTIONARY NATURALISM  Samuel Alexander (1859-1938) Hayagriva dasa: Alexander felt that "even the...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Samuel Alexander
BY: SUN STAFF - 18.6 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. VIII. EVOLUTIONARY NATURALISM  Samuel Alexander (1859-1938) Syamasundara dasa: Alexander is the philosopher of...Read more...
Brahmajyoti Mystery
BY: PRAHLADA NRSIMHA DAS - 15.6 2017 We know that for the last 40 years, there were some periods when the debate about the origin of the jiva has been seriously raging. So, we will not open again this endless discussion. We know that Srila Prabhupada, in many many circumstances said that we...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Henri Bergson, Part 7
BY: SUN STAFF - 15.6 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. VIII. EVOLUTIONARY NATURALISM  Henri Bergson (1859-1941) Syamasundara dasa: Bergson spoke of the world as "a...Read more...
Incarnations and Expansions of the Lord
By editor - 14.6 2017 Sri Krsna: the avatari, the source of all avataras ete camza-kalah pumsah krsnas tu bhagavan svayam indrari-vyakulam lokam mrdayanti yuge yuge All of the above-mentioned incarnations are either plenary portions or portions of the plenary portions of the Lord, but...Read more...
Vaisnavas and varnasrama
By editor - 14.6 2017 Sruti: mam hi partha vyapasritya ye 'pi syuh papa-yonayah striyo vaisyas tatha sudras te 'pi yanti param gatim O son of Prtha, those who take shelter in Me, though they be of lower birth, women, vaisyas [merchants] and sudras [workers] can attain the...Read more...
Dialectical Spiritualism: Henri Bergson, Part 6
Dialectical Spiritualism: Henri Bergson, Part 6 BY: SUN STAFF - 14.6 2017 Conversations wtih HDG A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, excerpted from  Dialectical Spiritualism: A Vedic View of Western Philosophy. VIII. EVOLUTIONARY NATURALISM  Henri Bergson (1859-1941)...Read more...
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